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New Report Reveals Illegal Admissions Polices at Charter Schools

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The ACLU  and Public Advocates in Southern California has released a report finding that 20% or more of the state's charter schools are breaking state and federal laws. The report examines charters schools policies across the state of California and details how they are failing students, providing  (1) an analysis of illegal charter school policies; (2) a description of the framework of laws that prohibit exclusionary policies; and (3) recommendations to ensure equal admission. This is very likely the tip of the iceberg and signals that the state should launch a full investigation of illegal activities in charter schools.Will the state dare to investigate privately managed schools that operate with little or no supervision? Will they dare to cross the state's most powerful lobby, the California Charter Schools Association?

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